Senior Safety: Fall by Former President George H.W. Bush Highlights Dangers for Seniors

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Former President George H.W. Bush was recently hospitalized with a neck injury following a fall in his Maine home — and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he’s not alone. In 2013, 2.5 million nonfatal falls among older adults were treated in emergency departments nationwide.

Know the Warning Signs of Suicide

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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The recent death of Robin Williams from an apparent suicide has brought national and international attention to a problem that can impact almost any family. Suicide is a tragedy for the friends and family of the person who felt others would be better off without them. And oftentimes, friends and family aren’t sure how to help someone who’s struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide. But the fact is… there is help.

Treating Burn Injuries from Fireworks

By Intermountain Trauma Group
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Practicing firework safety is the first step you should take in order to keep you and your loved ones out of harms way, this Fourth of July. But how can you treat accidental burns, if someone you care about is injured this holiday? Brad Morris, physician assistant with Intermountain Medical Center Trauma Services, shares some tips on how you can treat burns and symptoms related to the injury.

First Time Pregnancy Tips: Common Questions of Moms-to-Be

By Scott W. Rallison, MD
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So you’re pregnant (and yes, home tests are quite accurate). If you’re like most first-time parents, you’re probably excited but also a bit nervous. You probably also have a lot of questions. There is no such thing as a dumb question, especially for first-time parents. Check out the answers to common questions I get asked by first-time moms.